Some Farmers Do av 'em

Some Farmers Do av 'em

You will find some pretty exotic creatures in Weardale – and I don’t just mean the locals! If one day, you find yourself amoungst Alpacas don’t worry, it’s quite normal… Click on any picture to get the slideshow   Yes, Alpacas in...
Spring Lambs

Spring Lambs

Spring would not be Spring – in Weardale – without the visit of Spring Lambs… They bounce, they jump, they fit through the fence, dodge cars and cause havoc, but we love them… (with mint sauce!) – only joking. Apologies to our vegetarian...
Morris Dancing In Rookhope

Morris Dancing In Rookhope

Despite the greyness of the sky, there was plenty of colour and joy outside the Rookhope Inn. Several teams of morris dancers were entertaining the villagers on the 28th February 2015. Click on any image to start the slideshow. The Hexhamshire Lassies   The Hexham...
Rookhope Borehole

Rookhope Borehole

Leaving behind the Rookhope Inn, where you have doubtless well imbibed, head along the Allenheads road for 50 yards and then turn left on a track which runs alongside Bolt’s Burn.  Cross the bridge over the Rookhope Burn and then turn left on to the footpath besides...
Church Ascent

Church Ascent

Walk Description: Length:  2.8 miles   Ascent:  645 ft   Time:  1h 20mins Description:   This walk amply demonstrates the complexity and variety of views offered by the Rookhope valley, which help make Rookhope the premier walking venue in Weardale. Two versions of...